Trademark News & Screw-ups Not a match: World’s biggest dating apps Tinder and Bumble are seriously at war

Very detailed and captivating retelling of a massive dispute between dating app companies. You'll enjoy the read from top to bottom, but let me give you a sneak preview. Did you know that "swipe", "swipe left" and "swipe right" are trademarks applied-for by Match Group? Did you know these applications are currently suspended because of 4 more previously filed swipe-based trademarks. Currently, 3 out of 4 are dead, with the last one, JSWIPE, currently appealing USPTO's final refusal.

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